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reports coming up just ahead. >>> in other news, michelle obama will attend today's funeral for hadiya pendleton, the student was gunned down a week after performing at president obama's inauguration. cnn's athena jones has more. >> reporter: first lady michelle obama is returning to her hometown to attend a funeral of 15-year-old hadiya pendleton. a bystander shot dead in a chicago park a week after she performed at the president's inauguration. vice president biden memorialized the young honor student in remarks to house democrats. >> this was no ordinary child. she was a child who had used social media urging her friends to speak out. don't join gangs. and now she's gone. >> pendleton was killed a mile from the first family's home in chicago. a city facing an epidemic of gun violence. it's an issue president obama has raised numerous times including in a speech after newtown. >> as a nation, we have endured far too many of these tragedies in the last few years. an elementary school in newtown, shopping mall in oregon, house of worship in wisconsin, a movie theater in colorado, count
giffords called on congress to enact tougher gun laws. >>> this weekend michelle obama attended the funeral for the 15-year-old chicago honor student who was gunned down just a week after performing at president obama's inauguration. here's more on the service. >> reporter: the first lady traveled here because she and the president were heartbroken to learn of the passing and wanted to offer condolences. she did not speak, but she did meet before the service with friends and classmates and had a private meeting with her family. the service was about 3 1/2 hours long and it included remarks from a long list of friends, classmates, teammates and family members. some of it quite emotional. let's listen to what her mother had to say. >> you don't know how hard this really is. and those of you that do know how hard this is, i'm sorry. i'm sorry. no mother, no father, should ever have to experience this. >> reporter: this service was also meant to be a celebration of her young life, this is a young woman excited to go to college one day, perhaps major in journalism or pharmacology. her parents sa
obama's leaked immigration proposal is disappointing to those of us working on a serious solution. he went on to say this legislation is half-baked and seriously flawed. he slammed the president's immigration plan, as you heard, gave the republican response to the state of the union and right now he's in the middle east visiting israel and jordan talking to leaders in both of those countries and president obama is scheduled to travel to israel next month. >>> we're hearing from jesse jackson jr.'s family as they speak in support of the former congressman just a day after details of his plea bargain were made public. jackson admitted to misusing campaign funds for personal expenses such as a $43,000 watch and fur coats, apparently. his brother talked about how jackson is handling these recent events. >> still under a strict regimen with the doctors and he's had todite wito deal with his health issues, as well as the legal issues. we ask that you continue to be mindful that he's not able to speak for himself. >> jesse jackson jr. stepped aside to deal with his health problems. he could
overhaul. >> i think today's an important first step. >> president obama warned a first step alone won't be good enough. >> if congress is unable to move forward in a timely fashion, i will send up a bill based on my proposal and insist they vote on it right away. >> politics. something hillary clinton won't have to worry about now. she's officially done as secretary of state. what could possibly be next? >> have you decided that you absolutely will not run. >> well, i have absolutely no plans to run. i am trying to finish my term as secretary of state. and the president and i had a good laugh the other night. >> during this exchange on cbs. >> you guys in the press are incorrigible. i was literally inaugurated four days. and you're talking about elections four years from now. >> so who knows, maybe we will see more texts from hillary in the future. blackberry would like that. the company unveiled a new phone and new name this week. >> from this point forward rimm becomes blackberry. >> not the most original. but how's the product? >> i love the new browser, it's super fast. >> alicia
hundreds of thousands of dollars and could still face prison time. >>> in chicago, president obama again called on congress to act on his gun control proposals. the president spoke about gun violence at a high school in his hometown. president obama said it's not just a gun issue, it's also an issue of community and responsibility. the president also talked about one of chicago's victims of gun violence. 15-year-old hadiya pendleton. >> it's not unique, it's not unique to chicago, it's not unique to this country. too many of our children are being taken away from us. >> remember hadiya was gunned down just days after performing at the president's inauguration. her parents were at yesterday's speech as well as tuesday's state of the union address. >>> and on the subject of guns, we know now how christopher dorner's life came to an end earlier this week. it wasn't from smoke or fire from the burning cabin but from a single gun shot wound to the head. nick valencia has been following this story closely. that answers the question. but whose bullet was it? could it have been suicide? a bullet
minister, president obama was all but saying, so long to congress, when it comes to those forced spending cuts now just one week away. >> i will just keep on making my case not only to congress but more importantly to the american people. >> reporter: to make his case, the president is spending more time going over the heads of gop leaders, appearing on talk radio. >> so what i need listeners to do more than snig just put a little bit of pressure on congress, as usual, to get their act together and do the right thing. >> reporter: the white house also sent out transportation secretary ray la hood to worn how the cuts will impact air travel. 47,000 federal aviation employees would face furloughs meaning fewer in the towers and small delays. in smaller airports, air traffic controllers could be closed altogether. >> experience delays up to 90 minutes during peak hours. >> reporter: lahood urged republicans in congress to see the movie "lincoln" to learn how to work together. >> now, now -- >> first of all, you're getting an acting performance, because you are -- you're going to be scaring t
times. and you're on the short list for michelle obama's inaugural gown. how has that impacted your life? i mean, working and designs for michelle obama. >> it's an amazing experience. amazing journey that i'm so grateful for. it has changed my business. the awareness of my brand from here all the way to india where i was born, it's become so huge. people are just aware of the brand and the more aware you are of the brand, the biggest your business can become. >> does she get to keep the dresses? after she wears them and that exquisite white that she wore after the inauguration, does she get to keep it, does she return it? >> no, of course just like any other client, she's a client of mine. and she gets to keep her dresses. she gets those dresses, yes. >> and tonight we have the grammys and the oscars coming up. can we expect to see any of yof designs on the red carpet? >> i don't know because i've been so focused on my collection that i have to keep myself away from that for the moment because my show is in two days. i leave it for my pr to get all that stuff done. so jenny from my offi
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his message on gun control. athena jones has more on that. >> reporter: president obama heads to minnesota monday. his first stop in the campaign to win support for his gun policy proposals, an effort he promised in newtown. >> in the coming weeks i'll use whatever power this office holds to engage my fellow citizens. >> reporter: he'll meet with residence and police in minneapolis, a city the white house has taken to reduce gun violence. over the weekend, the white house released this photo of the president skeet shooting at camp david last august, gun sports aimed that law abiding gun owners have nothing to fear. monday's trip follows dramatic testimony on capitol hill. >> it will be hard. but the time is now. you must act. >> reporter: former congresswoman gabby giffords shot in the head two years ago urged congress to be courageous and support measures like universal background checks and limiting the size of gun magazines. steps the national rifle association rejected. >> law-abiding gun owners will not accept blame for the acts of violent or deranged criminals. nor do we
iran says they got in 2011, that is, president obama asked for it back, but iran refused. >>> when the senate gets back to work this week, they will take up the confirmation of chuck hagel, again. on tuesday, they are expected to vote on whether to end the filibuster that has kept the full senate from voting on hagel to be the new defense secretary. republicans have blocked the vote and 15 of them sent a letter to president obama demanding that hagel's name be withdrawn. >>> back to the crash now at daytona. none of the drivers were injured in that spectacular crash, but as i said, at least 28 fans were injured. most were treated or released from the medical center at the track or at a nearby hospital. rick hen drik was in the stands when the wreck happened. how close were you to the wreck? >> we were, me and my brothers approximately one section over and i'd say maybe about seven or eight rows from where the crash actually happened. >> when did you see it and when did you realize how bad it was? >> of course, as you heard many times before. it all happened so fast that we saw the
obama will attend today's funeral for 15-year-old hadiya pendleton, a chicago honor student and band majorette gunned down a week after performing at president obama's inauguration. police told our affiliates that pendleton had no gang affiliation and not likely the intended target. we'll have reports coming up later on this morning. >>> and then in phoenix, the murder trial of jodi arias took a dramatic turn this week. arias took the stand and admitted to killing her ex-boyfriend travis alexander. she described how she stabbed him 27 times, shot him in the face and slit his throat from ear to ear in self-defense. >> did you kill travis alexander on june 4th, 2008? >> yes, i did. >> why? >> the simple answer is that he attacked me and i defended myself. >> arias will be back on the stand when that trial resumes on monday. if convicted, arias faces a possible death sentence. >>> snow continues to blanket the northeast, and if those dropping temperatures were not bad enough, hundreds of thousands now without power across new england. we are taking you live to massachusetts. that's just
>>> okay. this one, this is funny. first lady michelle obama might just be the coolest mom ever. well, maybe after my own mother. i love my mom. check her out dancing with jimmy fallon. ♪ ♪ >> oh, guess what went up again today for the -- it is so expensive. today when i was filling up the attend asked if i wanted self-serve, full serve or layaway. that's how bad. >> researchers discovered a chemical in the brain that causes women to talk more than men. yeah. it's called chardonnay. >> frankly, i don't understand why everyone is so upset over eating horse. we don't feel guilty when we happily consume the rest of noah's ark! >> is it because their our friends in movies and tv shows? well, i love bacon. so i just hope spielberg never makes "war pig." ♪ >> got to the love the dougy. my entire team here may be twlaer i said matthew mcdonehey. of course, it's matthew mcconaughey. apologies to matthew and everybody on the team. >>> coming up on "cnn saturday morning," it starts right now. >>> good morning. i'm victor blackwell. randi kaye is off today. thanks for starting your d
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